Limited-edition adds luxury features for economy price
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Update (11/4): Honda Australia has confirmed 180 examples of the Civic VTi-S Luxe will be available locally.

The limited-edition Honda Civic VTi-S Luxe is now on sale in Australia, priced from $26,490 before on-road costs.

Based on the VTi-S grade, which is one rung up from the base level, the Luxe gets several luxury and convenience items for an extra $2000 over the standard variant.

Unique features include leather-appointed seat trim, heated front seats, an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat, piano black sports front grill, and premium paint as standard.

This adds to the VTi-S's specification which includes keyless entry with push-button start, LaneWatch side camera system, front and rear parking sensors, 16-inch alloy wheels, front fog-lights and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Four exterior paint finishes will be offered – White Orchid (pearl), Lunar Silver (metallic), Modern Steel (metallic) and Cosmic Blue (metallic).

Power comes from the same 104kW/174Nm 1.8-litre naturally-aspirated four, mated as standard to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT).

The Honda Civic VTi-S Luxe is available now, with 180 units to be offered locally.